Taxation

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    Let me unveil the 10 commandments of successful investing today. These commandments strictly followed can make you a successful investor; make you richer. The successful legendary investors like Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffet have followed these principles, so why not you? 1. Decide your investment strategy and stick to it An...
  • Punjab Assembly passes 16 Bills in absence of Congress MLAs 26-03-2013 04:16 AM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Assembly on Monday passed 16 bills, including Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation (Amendment) Bill 2013 and Punjab Contract Farming Bill 2013 before the House was adjourned sine die. Meanwhile, the opposition party Congress on Monday continued to boycott the assembly proceedings of the Budget session in protest against the...
  • We have dispelled the atmosphere of gloom, doom: PM 11-11-2012 05:33 AM

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the government has dispelled the atmosphere of 'gloom and doom' and will soon announce steps to stave off investors' fears ensuing from taxation measures like anti-tax avoidance rule and retrospective tax amendments. "We have dispelled gloom and doom, improved the climate for...
  • Decisions on taxation issues soon, says PM 10-11-2012 08:09 PM

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the government has dispelled the atmosphere of 'gloom and doom' and will soon announce steps to stave off investors' fears ensuing from taxations measures like anti-tax avoidance rule and retrospective tax amendments. "We have dispelled gloom and doom, improved the climate for...
  • Working towards bringing in the GST: P Chidambaram 08-11-2012 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said that the Centre will soon bring in a major change in the taxation system in the country. Speaking to reporters, Chidambaram said, "We are moving towards bringing a major change in the taxation system in the country. We are working on...
  • What are your expectations from the Union Budget 2012?

    Amidst a general economic slowdown, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present what could be the UPA's make-or-break Budget on March 16. ...
  • India, Nepal to sign taxation accord 26-11-2011 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: India and Nepal will sign a new agreement for avoiding double taxation between the two countries when Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee visits Kathmandu on Sunday. The treaty will replace the 1987 accord. Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai is already in Kathmandu from Saturday ahead of the agreement signing...
  • Govt taking action on funds stashed abroad: FM 02-08-2011 04:20 PM

    New Delhi: The government has received information about Indians having accounts in Swiss banks and is taking appropriate action to bring back funds stashed abroad, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. "We have received some information with regard to some deposits in Swiss Bank", Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Rajya...
  • Axe the Tax: CNN-IBN meets Pranab Mukherjee 26-02-2011 09:45 AM

    New Delhi: While corporates and political parties lobby for better deal, ordinary tax payers are the ones who often get a raw deal during the budget. ‘Axe the Tax’, a CNN-IBN campaign has been taking people’s concerns to the Finance Minister for the last four years. Powered by citizens, the...
  • Budget 2011: FMCG firms want viable taxation 24-02-2011 03:32 PM

    Mumbai: India's fast moving consumer goods industry is hoping the upcoming budget will bring in concrete measures to tame spiralling inflation and viable tax structure to ensure continued growth. The 130-billion-rupee industry, which is the fourth largest sector in the Indian economy, has been reeling under the pressure of surging...
  • Hinduja seeks equal taxation for overseas Indians 20-02-2011 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: Seeking equal treatment in investment and taxation between overseas and resident Indians, diversified conglomerate Hinduja Group on Sunday said amnesty must be given to bring back black money from foreign soil to India. In a pre-budget memorandum to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Hinduja Group Chairman SP Hinduja said,...
  • 'Swiss pact on black money for prospective info' 31-08-2010 06:23 PM

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said the pact with Switzerland to get details on illicit wealth stashed away in Swiss banks would be applicable only for prospective information and not for incidents of the past. "The new provision will be applicable only for prospective information and not for past...
  • ESOP taxation may spell gloom for employees 31-12-2009 03:51 PM

    Tax experts feel that it's a move which could result in double taxation. ...